Employee Training Programs

On September 4, 2020, under an order from the President of the United States, the director of Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Russell Vought, issued a memorandum titled Training
Continue Reading Thawing the Chilling Effect: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Trainings following the President’s September 2020 Executive Order titled “Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping”

The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the lead agency that administers federal anti-discrimination laws, has publicly announced its preliminary data for Fiscal Year 2018 regarding charges of sexual harassment
Continue Reading In #MeToo Era, EEOC Intensifies Focus on Workplace Sexual Harassment

Maryland’s Disclosing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Act of 2018, which awaits Gov. Larry Hogan’s signature, imposes stricter waiver and disclosure requirements regarding sexual harassment on Maryland employers beginning on
Continue Reading Maryland Employers Must Adopt Stricter Sexual Harassment Policies

Monday, New York’s budget bill for FY 2019 was presented to the Governor for signature.  Buried among the usual budget line items are several provisions that will drastically affect employers.
Continue Reading NY’s Women’s Agenda in 2019 Budget Bill Means Big Changes for Employers

33190898_sI recently read an article that Wawa, Inc. has been sued by a former employee who alleges that she was discriminated against on account of being gay.  What was interesting
Continue Reading Want to Have a Successful Diversity Program? — Make Sure Everyone is on Board

There has been some immediate fallout from the Supreme Court’s gay marriage decision in Obergefell v. Hodges.  The decision has become a lightning rod for several Republican candidates who
Continue Reading Your Employees’ Religious Beliefs Are Not an Excuse for Discrimination